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Community spring cleanup at Port Orchard parks

PORT ORCHARD — The dozens of volunteers, including the mayor and city…

 

Ladies Night Out on Bay Street May 5

PORT ORCHARD — It’s time again for another Ladies Night Out on…

 

USCG investigating loss of local fishing vessel

POULSBO — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to investigate the disappearance of…

 

State boaters required to get new hull ID numbers

PORT ORCHARD — The state Department of Licensing is reminding more than…

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

KITSAP COUNTY — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office closed one case, but…

Kurt Wagner fund receives WASA regional award from district

PORT ORCHARD — The Kurt Wagner Education Fund, represented by Laurie Wagner,…

Port Orchard City Council to meet one-half hour earlier

PORT ORCHARD — Beginning May 9, if you arrive at 7 p.m.…

Kilmer: Ethics rules should apply to Congress

BREMERTON — When Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Bremerton, visited Olympic College for a…

Port Orchard Blvd. closes May 1-3 for day work

PORT ORCHARD — Tremont Street to High Street will be closed from…

Get Fit PO wants to get your blood flowing

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — By taking part…

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

KITSAP COUNTY — Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office detectives working the recent South…

Ready, set, bid: Tremont project nearing milestone

$2 million in new state funding is widening project’s linchpin

CKHS mock crash has a simple message: Don’t drink and drive

SILVERDALE — “The message is simple: Do not drink and drive. And…

Suspect arrested in South Kitsap school district arson case

PORT ORCHARD — A 16-year-old suspect has been arrested by Kitsap County…

These teachers are tops: 19 honored by Delta Kamma Gamma chapter

POULSBO — Nineteen Kitsap teachers and paraprofessional instructors were recognized as 2017…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Pretrial hearing May 5 for Apodaca murder suspect

SILVERDALE — An omnibus hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. May 5…

One fatality reported after a car left the roadway and hit a tree early April 26

BREMERTON — A Bremerton woman died after her car went off the…

Clark talking tough on timber in Maple Ridge mill

But NDP say Clark slow on issue after U.S. duties suddenly slapped on lumber

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Starbucks crew brews some community spirit on Bay Street

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Managers from Starbucks…

South Kitsap’s Nora Gregersen receives grant from CenturyLink

Nora Gregersen, special education teacher at Discovery Alternative High School, received a…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Building homes in which wounded warriors can rebuild their lives

BREMERTON — Their forever home in Bremerton won’t be completed until October.…

Suspect surrenders after 3 1/2-hour South Kitsap standoff

SOUTH KITSAP - A 48-year-old man was arrested by Kitsap County Sheriff’s…

Who are we? Deputies want to know

KITSAP COUNTY — Do you know who these people are? Kitsap County…

A first for WWU: University’s board of trustees meets in Poulsbo

“Go Where the Students Are” was the thematic thread. It was an appropriate message

Applicants sought for county district court judgeship

PORT ORCHARD — Applicants for the position of Kitsap County District Court…

Group will build home for injured airman

TSgt. Daniel Fye lost his left leg to IED in Afghanistan

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Have lunch and learn about the judiciary April 22 at Cloverleaf

Lawyer Joel Ard of Foster Pepper in Seattle is the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Silverdale-Seabeck Republican Women, 11:30 a.m. April 24

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Klahowya Secondary School ‘nest’ is growing

SILVERDALE — The community broke ground on April 14 on the Klahowya…

Naval Base Kitsap here to stay

PORT ORCHARD — “Our missions, the importance of what we do (means)…

Port Orchard City Council reviews abatement code changes

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Port Orchard’s mayor…

Student from Hidden Creek Elementary struck by car

SOUTH KITSAP — A student from Hidden Creek Elementary School in Port…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Convicted murderer Kalac has a long, troubling criminal past

By ILY GOYANES Special to the Independent PORT ORCHARD — Twelve jurors…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Kalac found guilty of first-degree murder

PORT ORCHARD — David Kalac, on trial in Kitsap Superior Court for…

Planning commission sets hearings on draft Critical Areas Ordinance

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Critical Areas Ordinance, open for public…

News in brief: Celebrate Earth Day at Manchester State Park

Celebrate Earth Day at Manchester Park OLYMPIA — Earth Day on Saturday,…

Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

POULSBO — It began as a simple traffic stop. It turned into…

Crying man, repentant suspects and fake money | Port Orchard Police

The following summaries are derived from reports filed over the past few…

Ashby to seek Port Orchard council reelection

PORT ORCHARD — Bek Ashby is making plans for another four-year stay…

Meals on Wheels Kitsap program is in jeopardy

Bremerton senior citizen to Trump: ‘Donald, it’s a wonderful program’

Coroner awaits toxicology results before releasing cause, manner of Suquamish woman’s death

LITTLE BOSTON — A funeral is scheduled for April 22 at the…

  • Apr 21st, 2017